November 2019

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Volume 19 Issue 11

Editorial Staff

Clinical Editor
Bradley Knight, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Jodie Elrod
Production Manager
Alexa Flinn

Editorial Correspondence

Jodie Elrod, Managing Editor, EP Lab Digest
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There has been tension between physicians and hospital administrators for years. This problem is well documented in hospital surveys of physicians, and seems to only be growing as hospitals have acquired physician practices over the past several year…
EP Lab Digest speaks with Tara U. Mudd, MSN, APRN, NP-C, EP Nurse Practitioner, about the new Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Clinic at Norton Heart & Vascular Institute’s Heart Rhythm Center.
In this interview, we speak to Nicholas Skipitaris, MD, MBA, Director of Electrophysiology at Lenox Hill Hospital, about the new EP laboratory and renovated reception area at Lenox Hill Hospital’s Heart Rhythm Center.
Anil Rajendra, MD, FHRS and colleagues discuss their recent experience testing a radiation reduction filter at Grandview Medical Center.
This year, the American Medical Association and Medicare introduced codes and coverage for remote monitoring of physiologic data with external devices. Jim Collins, CPC, CCC provides an explanation of the newly covered services and summarizes the app…
Todd J. Cohen, MD and colleagues provide their approach to the cardiac and electrophysiologic management of patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and hypermobile conditions.
Mark J. Shen, MD from Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John’s Hospital presents a brief case with clinical images. Can you guess the mechanism?
Sanjaya Gupta, MD, MBA, FACC, FHRS and Andrew Kao, MD, FACC, FHFSA discuss transvenous phrenic nerve pacing (remedē®, Respicardia, Inc.) as a novel therapy for central sleep apnea.
EP Lab Digest highlights this EP program at the Second Hospital of Hebei Medical University, located in Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province, 280 kilometers south of Beijing, China.
Chris Cheung, MD and Jason Andrade, MD present a case series on their use of a new high resolution electroanatomic mapping system at Vancouver General Hospital.